Site of Crossing

Site of Crossing (HM6OQ)

Location: Hopewell Township, NJ 08560 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 17.913', W 74° 52.043'

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[Marker Front]:
View of the Delaware River at the site where Washington crossed from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, Christmas Night, 1776, with 2400 men, artillery and supplies. The troops marched nine miles to attack the Hessians stationed at Trenton. The "Battle of Trenton", December 26, 1776, resulted in a major victory for Washington's army.

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Units of Washington's Army that crossed the Delaware River December 25, 1776

Washington's Staff
First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry
Commander in Chief's Guard (Washington's Life Guard)

Bridgehead and Advance Guard
Brig. Gen. Adam Stephen's Brigade
Elliot's 4th Va. Regt.
Buckner's 6th Va. Regt.
Scott's 5th Va. Regt.

Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene's Division
Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer's Brigade
? ? ? ? ? 20th Continental Regt. (Durkee's Conn.)
? ? ? ? ? Bradley's Battalion Conn. State Troops
? ? ? ? ? 27th Continental Regt. (Hutchinson's Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? Smallwood's 1st Maryland Regt.
? ? ? ? ? Stephenson's Md. - Va. Rifle Regt.

Brig. Gen Lord Stirling's (William Alexander) Brigade
? ? ? ? ? Weedon's 3rd Va. Regt.
? ? ? ? ? Haslet's Delaware Regt.
? ? ? ? ? Read's 1st Va. Regt.
? ? ? ? ? Miles' Penn. State Rifle Regt.

Brig. Gen. Roche deFermoy's Brigade
? ? ? ? ? Hausseger's Penn. - Md. Rifle Bm
? ? ? ? ? 1st Contintental Regt. (Hand's Rifle Regt.)

Artillery
(in support of the several brigades)
Col. Henry Knox in Command
? ? ? ? ? Companies of Knox's Continental Artillery
? ? ? ? ? New York State Company of Artillery
? ? ? ? ? Eastern Company New York State Artillery
? ? ? ? ? Western Company New York State Artillery
? ? ? ? ? Mass. Company Continental Artillery
? ? ? ? ? New York Company Continental Artillery
? ? ? ? ? 2nd Company Penn. State Artillery
? ? ? ? ? Seamen from Penn. State Navy reinforced gun crews of the above artillery units

Maj. Gen. John Sullivan's Division
Col. Paul D. Sargent's Brigade
? ? ? ? ? 16th Continental Regt. (Sargent's Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? Ward's Conn. Regt.
? ? ? ? ? 13th Continental Regt. (Reed's Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? Gransevoort 3rd New York Regt.

Col. John Glover's Brigade
? ? ? ? ? 3rd Continental Regt. (Learned's Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? 19th Continental Regt. (Webb's Conn.)
? ? ? ? ? 14th Continental Regt. (Glover's Marblehead, Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? 23rd Continental Regt. (Bailey's Mass.)
? ? ? ? ? 26th Continental Regt. (Baldwin's Mass.)

Col. John Glover's Brigade
? ? ? ? ? 5th Continental Regt. (Stark's N.H.)
? ? ? ? ? 2nd Continental Regt. (Reed's N.H.)
? ? ? ? ? 8th Continental Regt. (Poor's N.H.)
? ? ? ? ? 15th Continental Regt. (Paterson's Mass.)
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In Washingtons Crossing State Park, by Rt 29 overlooking the Delaware River

Oct 9, 2015 at 11:01am PDT by babybago

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HM NumberHM6OQ
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 511270 N 4460902
Decimal Degrees40.29855000, -74.86738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.913', W 74° 52.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 54.78" N, 74° 52' 2.58" W
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Area Code(s)908, 609
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1346-1370 NJ-29, Hopewell Township NJ 08560, US
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